About a dozen organizers for or against the Fayetteville civil rights ordinance are already lining up outside city hall for the 5:30 p.m. City Council meeting. They held up signs saying “No to 119.” “We want to see the ordinance not pass,” said Megan Foresyth. “We don’t want the government to interfere with our first…
The Free Weekly contacted Kit Williams, Fayetteville city attorney, for some legal clarification of the ordinance, and what it would enact, to clear up any potential misconceptions.
In the rolling hills of Northwest Arkansas, there’s more than 100 acres of farmland nestled near Dead Horse mountain in southeast Fayetteville.
The Fayetteville City Council met last Tuesday to discuss a bill that would bring about true enforcement of civil rights in Fayetteville.
“Being sustainable doesn’t mean sacrifice,” said Steve Boss, director of sustainability academic programs at the University of Arkansas. “It just means being being more aware of what you’re wasting and being smarter about it.”
For 10 years the Northwest Arkansas art collective Art Amiss has been documenting the area’s art scene and providing lesser-known musicians, designers, photographers, performers and artists with a boost of exposure.
The Human Rights Campaign’s (HRC) Project One America released key findings from a recent survey providing information about the challenges faced by lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) Arkansans, Monday July 28.
It was all kind of magical. For Friday night’s purpose, The Backspace, a DIY venue, became a low key sound house. While the 13 member Ozarka Orkestra — sitting in the middle of the floor of the 800-square-feet venue — acoustically played their Balkan folk music, members of the crowd danced all around them
After a harsh winter and lack of sponsorship and time, volunteers in support of getting a revised initiative of legalized medical marijuana in Arkansas on the November ballot failed to get enough signatures by the July 10 deadline to qualify for the November ballot.
A relatively new group engaging in non-state political violence, ISIS, the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, recently called for the creation of an Islamic state in Iraq and Syria and a continuation and strengthening of jihad during Ramadan.